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N.M., Air Force leaders discuss future investments

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Bringing more resources to Cannon Air Force Base

Clovis, N.M. — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., convened a meeting with leaders of the U.S. Air Force, including Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Ravi Chaudhary, Air Force Special Operations Command Commander Lt. Gen. Tony...

International Overdose Awareness Day highlights prevention efforts

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SANTA FE — The Department of Health published a press release on Aug. 30 in preparation for International Overdose Awareness Day, which is on Aug. 31.

The use of Naloxone (commonly known as Narcan) to counteract the effects of overdose and fentanyl test strips to detect the presence of fentanyl in drugs can significantly contribute to saving lives.

This year holds special significance as it marks the 25th anniversary of DOH's Hepatitis and Harm Reduction Program. This program has been a beacon of support for thousands of New Mexicans who use substances, offering crucial overdose prevention services and other essential resources.

"The journey toward healing and recovery is...

Scheduled water outage for Aug. 30

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Horizon Plumbing has been contracted by a resident of the Chiquita Trailer Park to separate a service line. The City of Gallup water department will need to shut down service temporarily while the contractor installs a new water service line for a resident.

The water outage will take place on Aug. 30 from 9 am to 4 pm.

City of Gallup water customers in the following area will be affected:

  • All residents of the Chiquita Trailer Park (211 S. Florence St.)
Surrounding areas may experience low water pressure.

For any questions, call Utility Dispatch at (505) 863-1200.

City of Gallup to hold public forum on senior services Aug. 30

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The City of Gallup will host a public forum on Aug. 30 to provide information about the city's senior services that are given to senior citizens who are 60 years and older.

An update on the new Regional Senior Center will be given, including the progress the city has made in funding the project.

The forum will be held at the Gallup Senior Center, 607 N. Fourth St., from 2 pm to 3 pm.

Roads closed due to railroad repairs

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Street closures continue in Gallup as the city works on infrastructure projects.

Third Street between Roundhouse Lane and Historic Highway 66 will be closed from Aug. 28 to Aug. 30 for railroad repairs.

Drivers should be mindful of traffic control and advance warning devices in the area directing traffic. Road Closed and Detour signs will be posted. Driver should expect delays and seek alternative routes if possible.

For questions and concerns, contact Jonathan Kellen from Road Traffic Systems, the contractor responsible for traffic control in the area, at (702) 897-1057.

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